India Practice

Seizing Opportunity at Home and Abroad

Whether you’re conducting business in India or you’re an Indian company seeking accounting and consulting services in the United States, our India Practice can help you navigate your global business goals.

Establishing your business across international borders is a challenging process that can have a major impact on your pathway to success. Our professionals have a deep understanding of how to seamlessly confront the many obstacles that may arise in the process while presenting you with opportunities for growth and savings. You’ll gain a dedicated team that not only has extensive international backgrounds, but also serves as a reliable, long-term advising partner.

Our professionals personally engage and foster strong client relationships, no matter their location, because when it comes to strengthening businesses, one strategy doesn’t apply to all. That’s why we tailor our services to your company’s needs with a specialized set of solutions that help you explore, understand, and embrace emerging opportunity.

As an accounting firm, we’re passionate about numbers. Here are some of our favorites.

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Who We Serve

Our India Practice clientele includes:

  • India-based companies with US subsidiaries
  • Institutional investor-backed companies
  • Privately-owned companies
  • US-based companies with Indian subsidiaries
  • Venture and private equity firms
  • Family offices

Our professionals work with organizations across more than 30 industries, with many of our India Practice clients operating in the following fields:

How We Help Clients

Discover how our integrated mix of tax, assurance, and consulting services can help you and your business thrive.

Global Influence

Our alliance with Praxity allows our reach to span 103 countries and territories, strengthening support for your needs at local, regional, and international markets. This network connects your business with more than 35,400 professionals with on-the-ground knowledge and language capabilities in each location.

Leaders

Meet the professionals who can help you explore and embrace opportunity in the complex field of international commerce.


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Partner, CPA
Email | (408) 558-7665

Sheetal Sewal has practiced public accounting since 1996. She’s part of the Silicon Valley office venture fund tax practice and has extensive experience with partnership tax issues in the venture fund industry. She has experience working with private equity fund partners and principals providing tax planning services. She also has a unique set of tax consulting skills in serving funds, its investors, and general partners. In addition, she works with start-up and emerging-growth companies in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, income taxes, and multistate and international tax planning. She also provides tax planning and compliance services to private clients and their entities.


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Partner, CPA
Email | (408) 558-4338

Christine Ballard has practiced public accounting since 1988, beginning her career in the federal tax practice and specializing in international tax planning for inbound and outbound businesses for more than 15 years. She works with a variety of clients in the technology, agriculture, and manufacturing industries, including start-ups, both domestic and foreign, assisting these innovative companies with structuring their venture financing through offshore holding structures. She’s a member of Moss Adams India Practice and Latin America Practice services teams and serves as the firm’s Latin America tax services liaison, providing seamless global relationships for clients. She’s been involved with the AICPA for more than 10 years and is currently the chair of the AICPA’s Passive Foreign Investment Company Task Force (PFIC). She’s also past chair of the International Tax Technical Resource Panel, which submits guidance and recommendations to the IRS and Department of Treasury on international tax matters and has lately focused on the international aspects of US tax reform.


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Partner, CPA
Email | (818) 577-1864

Mrunal Patel has practiced public accounting since 2000. He has experience providing tax services to both public and private companies in the consumer products, apparel, and manufacturing and distribution industries. He specializes in assisting consumer-products clients with tax planning, FAS 109, mergers and acquisitions, IRS examination representation, and accounting period and methods.


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Partner, CPA
Email | (559) 835-0162

K-deep Dhaliwal has provided auditing and consulting services to food processing and agriculture companies since 2005. His focus includes agricultural marketing and supply cooperatives, food processors and marketers, manufacturing and distribution, citrus growers, row and permanent crops, vineyard operations, fresh fruit packing and marketing, and wine production and distribution. He has experience leading audits of companies with revenues ranging from $20 million to more than $2 billion.


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Partner, CPA
Email | (408) 558-7590

Sarah Ratra has practiced public accounting since 1999. She consults clients in the application and implementation of new accounting policies and technical guidance in compliance with SEC, SOX 404, and US generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) requirements. Her expertise includes working with venture funds and management companies, focusing on investment valuations and other complex accounting issues. In addition, she has led numerous initial public offerings and merger and acquisition activities, including due diligence and related accounting and SEC reporting.


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Senior Manager, CPA
Email | (408) 558-5762

Kunaal Patel has practiced public accounting since 2007. He primarily assists multinational companies in the technology, life sciences, and entertainment industries. His experience includes federal, state, and international tax compliance; Accounting Standard Codification (ASC) 740; and provision preparation and review. He also provides general tax planning for start-up, emerging growth, and publicly traded companies, and has successfully supported clients undergoing IRS and foreign audit investigations.


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Raj Gupta

Senior Manager, CPA
Email | (415) 677-8203

Raj Gupta has practiced public accounting since 2009. He specializes in partnership taxation, including complex partner allocations resulting from property and partnership interest transfers. He has extensive fund experience including private equity funds, fund of funds, and other types of alternative investments, and he advises on matters related to taxations and organizational structure. He has substantial experience managing large compliance engagements involving multistate filings for corporate and pass-through entities, consulting with clients on a broad spectrum of tax matters.


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Partner, CPA
Email | (408) 558-3233

Brian Steuber has practiced public accounting since 1992. He provides deep insight on complex tax matters to individuals and companies alike. He specializes in private client services, both domestically and internationally, and works with companies with global mobility tax service needs. These services focus on individual income tax planning and compliance, equity compensation, and wealth management. He has also provided wealth management services to C-level and other key executives regarding stock options, equity transaction planning, alternative minimum tax (AMT) tax planning, and other complex investment tax issues and structuring.


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Senior Manager, CPA
Email | (415) 848-0959

Amit Jain has practiced public accounting since 2002. He specializes in providing assurance and financial advisory services, including transaction services, to clients in the manufacturing, retail, consumer products, software, and professional services industries. He’s provided financial due diligence services for both strategic and private equity clients. He has a deep understanding of the transaction services environment in the United States and Asia. Previously, he led a program in India’s education sector aimed at providing focused academic interventions to underprivileged children in Mumbai. In addition, he implemented a sustainable model of low-cost academic intervention in local communities that has since evolved into an independent social-for-profit enterprise.


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Director, CPA
Email | (206) 302-6416

Jim Dubeck has been practicing public and private industry tax accounting, with a focus on partnerships, since 1990. He has assisted numerous clients in private equity, real estate, manufacturing, technology, finance including hedge funds, and alternative energy industries with analyzing, planning, modeling and documenting partnership transactions. His primary focus is on acquisition and dispositions of partnership interests, debt financed distributions, disguised sales, carried interest issuances, cancellation of indebtedness transactions and maximization of basis recovery deductions. He’s also restructured C corporation and S corporation debt and submitted ruling requests with the Internal Revenue Service on corporate divisions. His responsibilities also include tax planning, tax compliance, and assisting in the preparation of financial statement audits and reviews. He’s involved in training staff members in various partnership and S corporation taxation topics.


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Partner, CPA
Email | (505) 837-7652

Dhaval has been in public accounting since 1997. He primarily serves financial institutions, such as banks, credit unions, and mortgage companies of varying sizes, and provides financial statement audits, internal audits, and consulting services. He has extensive experience developing policies and procedures, reviewing loan files, reviewing methodologies for the allowance for loan losses, evaluating internal controls and performing related internal audits, and reviewing the accounting for various derivative instruments, transfers of financial assets, securities, and alternative investments.